New Books 30.05.18

May 30, 2018

A Selection Of 

The New Books


This Week.



Children/Young Adult


Scarecrows Wedding
By Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler


Scarecrows Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay are planning the perfect wedding, but wicked Reginald Rake has other ideas. Harry must become a hero so he and Betty can have the wedding of their dreams.




Saint Death
By Marcus Sedgwick


A potent, powerful and timely thriller about migrants, drug lords and gang warfare set on the US/Mexican border by prize-winning novelist, Marcus Sedgwick.



Romeo and/or Juliet: A Choosable-Path Adventure
By Ryan North


 A funny and irreverent take on Romeo and Juliet.






The End
By Samuel Beckett


From the master of the absurd, these two stories of an unnamed vagrant contending with decay and death combine bleakness with the blackest of humour.




Cat Person
By Kristen Roupenian


 Kristen Roupenian's New Yorker debut, the most read and shared short story in their website's history.



Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
By Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows


A writer forms an an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey in the aftermath of the Second World War.




I'd Die for You: And Other Lost Stories
By F Scott Fitzgerald
Edited by: Anne Margaret Daniel


Eighteen of the last remaining unpublished stories by the author of "The Great Gatsby".




Forever and a Day
By Anthony Horowitz


But you didn't tell me his name.' 'It's Bond, sir,' the Chief of Staff replied. But not this time. 007 floats in the waters of Marseille, killed by an unknown hand. It's time for a new agent to step up. Time for a new weapon in the war against organised crime. It's time for James Bond to earn his licence to kill.






Dreams: Vintage Minis
By Sigmund Freud


Selected from the books The Essentials of Psycho-Analysis and The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of the Sigmund Freud, Volume IV: The Interpretation of Dreams (First Part) by Sigmund Freud.​



Fatherhood: Vintage Minis
By Karl Ove Knausgaard


How to be a good father? From children's birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, to humiliating antenatal music classes, this account of family life presents the trials of parenthood.



Tiny Britain: A Collection of the Nation's Overlooked Little Treasures
By Dixe Wills


The very first compendium of Britain's most interesting diminutive attractions, written in an amusing, accessible style. Be it a castle, cathedral, cinema or pub; a museum, theatre or submarine, this fascinating compendium explores Britain's loveliest little gems.







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